Cetopirus complanatus

Cetopirus complanatus


Taxonavigation: Coronuloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Thecostraca
Subclassis: Cirripedia
Superordo: Thoracica
Ordo: Sessilia
Subordo: Balanomorpha
Infraordo: Neobalanoformes
Superfamilia: Coronuloidea

Familia: Coronulidae
Subfamilia: Coronulinae
Genus: Cetopirus
Species: Cetopirus complanatus


Cetopirus complanatus Morch, 1853: 67

  • Symbiont: Obligate commensal on whale Eubalaena glacialis
  • Type locality: North Atlantic Ocean, between Newfoundland and Iceland, on right whale
  • Types: Lectotype figured in Chemnitz, 1785, pl. 99, fig. 845, 846; designated by Tarasov & Zevina, 1957: 246
  • Distribution: Known from North Atlantic populations of Eubalaena glacialis, possibly extinct; North Pacific reports unconfirmed; known from Southern Hemisphere, on Eubalaena australis
  • ZooBank: D109B85A-009A-4CAF-B622-6522599E8047